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Long rectangular pieced shawl of wool twill tapestry with some embroidered accents in white, red, yellow, green, blue, purple, magenta and black; design in main field of central white fleur-de-lis with embroidered inscription, surrounded by very elongated boteh motifs with scrolled ends; border...

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Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Donald Scott to the MFA, November 19, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Donald Scott

Indian (Kashmiri), 1850–75

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 143 x 355cm (56 5/16 x 139 3/4in.)

Accession Number

69.1282

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes